Assistant Transportation Engineer - Traffic/Technology

  • Full-time

Company Description

We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities, and our people make it possible.

Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.

Job Description

Olsson’s traffic experts provide clients with a single resource for such traditional services as traffic operations studies, pedestrian circulation studies, and intersection improvement/design projects. They are also proficient in more complex projects, including conducting citywide safety studies, improving signal systems, and evaluating and designing Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).

As an Assistant Engineer for the Traffic/Technology team, you will use CAD software to create design plans, perform traffic studies, and assist in other traffic analysis related work. Traffic design includes traffic signals, roundabouts, pavement marking, signing, facilities for vehicular and multimodal users, and temporary traffic control. Traffic studies are performed for both public and private clients, range in complexity, and typically evaluate safety and operational performance of transportation systems. We provide comprehensive support to help our employees seamlessly transition into their roles, offering mentorship and training to ensure a successful and fulfilling start to their careers.

We have one current opening and will consider candidates interested in being located out of our Little Rock or Fayetteville, AR office location.


You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others.
  • Having ownership in the work you do.
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities.

You bring to the team:

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
  • 1 - 4 years of engineering traffic engineering experience.
  • Passed the Fundamental of Engineering (FE) Exam.
  • Experience with CAD software such as AutoCAD or MicroStation. 
  • Synchro or other traffic analysis program experience is preferred, but not required.

Additional Information

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As an Olsson employee, you’ll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you’ll:

  • Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities
  • Receive an excellent 401(k) match
  • Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles
  • Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance
  • Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements

Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.